Originally Posted by DunRanull
Ive heard of this sticking problem with the Moisins and saw it once in person... had to pound the bolt open. Totally unacceptable. I guess it's a more wide-spread issue than I thought. Who would issue crap like this to the troops??? Pretty shoddy in the original sense of the term. Ive never fired the MN enuff to have the problem myself. Good thing I made mine Mauser!
Bear in mind these relics are all 65+ years old by now.
Even if some of them were jamming new, it didn't stop the Russians
with the "jamming Mosins" from sending all the Mauser using Germans
either back to Berlin or on a dirt nap.